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FCC starts study into updating phone radiation standards

Monday 1 April 2013 | 14:15 CET | News
The FCC has opened an investigation to determine whether to update mobile phone radiation standards in the US. The FCC has now registered a notice of inquiry circulated in June 2012. The current standards are in place since 1996, setting a maximum exposure level, threshold Specific Absorption Rate (SAT) of 4 watts per kilogram. Mobile phone industry association CTIA said it welcomed the FCC's focus on phones and health, while reiterating that it is confident that handsets authorised under the current system pose no risk.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: CTIA / FCC
Countries: United States
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Not all hands free kits are safe. Some increase radiation to the ear by up to 300% (when the wire in them is used as an antenna by the mobile phone). Checkout airtube headsets that don't conduct radiation / electrical signals here: www.mobilesafety.com.au
Steve Mobsey @ 5/4/2013 - 02:16


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